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SBAR: A "huddle" tarot spread

Draw cards on a memory

JournalTarot cards are superb tools for journaling and introspection.

One reason is that the cards can help you understand past events and explore how these events affect the present.

Think about an event that you would like to explore or that had a significant impact on your life. In your journal, describe the event briefly.

Shuffle your deck.

Draw five cards and place them face down before you. Turn over the first card and, taking your time, use the imagery and your intuition to reflect on the event.

Card 1: What then? What can this card tell you about the event?

Card 2: What for? What is the meaning of this event?

Card 3: What about it? What is the most important thing about this event?

Card 4: What now? What lessons have you learned from this event?

Card 5: What next? What would be the best way to apply the lessons you have learned?

Related spreads

If you enjoy this technique, you might like these spreads that explore past events:

Appreciating the past

Learning from the past

So what?

Creative reflection with tarot cards

Image: journal by Urban Muser, © by-NC-ND 2.0.

[A previous version of this technique appeared on SynTAROTis.]

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